Recent Fiction

By Degrees and Dilatory Time

by S. L. Huang

18 May 2015

Zara’s response was the best one, when he told her his diagnosis. “I’m sorry,” she said. “I’m sorry we as scientists haven’t fixed this yet. That we haven’t fucking solved it. We should have a cure.”She was so angry. At the world. At her scientific brethren. At human progress.

Podcast: By Degrees and Dilatory Time

by S. L. Huang, read by Anaea Lay

18 May 2015

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents S. L. Huang's "By Degrees and Dilatory Time."

Cloth Mother

by Sarah Pauling

11 May 2015

“Mazie, honey,” the mother said at nine o’clock exactly, stepping delicately through the doorway. She had been waiting, still and silent, directly outside. “It’s getting close to bedtime.” She carried a mug, using a stick of peppermint to stir the steaming chocolate. Mazie had made the mug herself. Despite the bumps, it was a good first attempt at skilled craftsmanship.

Podcast: Cloth Mother

by Sarah Pauling, read by Anaea Lay

11 May 2015

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Sarah Pauling's "Cloth Mother."

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